Apple shortcake – a Grandma’s recipe.

6oz butter(170g), 1 cup of sugar, 2 eggs, 1 tsp baking soda, 3 cups of flour, 2 tsp cream of tarter, pinch of salt.

Cream the butter and sugar.

Add the eggs.

sift in the dry ingredients. mix until dough comes away from the sides. Gently knead into a ball, wrap in gladwrap and refrigerateĀ  for 30 minutes.

Roll out oneĀ  half into a desired shape and then, using the rolling pin, carefully put into a greased dish. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon onto the dough. Put apple mixture on top and then cover the apples with the other half of the rolled out dough.

Cook for 25-30 minutes.

when cold and cut, sprinkle with icing sugar.

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